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  • Former Blackstone unit exec Bruce Wrobel dies Tuesday, 10 Dec 2013 | 8:35 PM ET
    Bruce Wrobel. Photo taken from Facebook.

    Bruce Wrobel, a prominent American investor in Africa who until recently ran Blackstone's Sithe unit, has died.

  • Deutsche fund unit suffers outflows, turnover Tuesday, 10 Dec 2013 | 10:55 AM ET
    A Deutsche Bank AG logo sits on a sign for an automated teller machine (ATM) in Berlin, Germany.

    Deutsche Bank's bid to revive its American wealth management unit is off to a rocky start.

  • *Founder Ercil was formerly Asia head of Perry Capital. *Opportunities for Asia distressed asset investment growing. ARCM, founded by Alp Ercil, the former Asia head of New York- based Perry Capital, has become one of the largest hedge fund companies in the region.

  • Whistleblower targets PE's 'crack cocaine' fees Thursday, 5 Dec 2013 | 10:36 AM ET

    A complaint to the SEC could limit the fees that private equity firms charge or force greater oversight.

  • Dec 4- Hedge fund Hayman Capital has taken a stake in General Motors Co and believes the U.S. automaker's stock could rise more than 40 percent over the next 12-18 months after the U.S. Bloomberg first reported news of the stake, which it called one of Hayman's largest investments.

  • DETROIT, Dec 4- Hedge fund Hayman Capital has taken a stake in General Motors Co and believes the U.S. automaker's stock could rise more than 40 percent over the next 12-18 months after the U.S. Treasury sells its stake in the company, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday.

  • Hedge fund Hayman Capital takes stake in GM-report Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013 | 12:01 PM ET

    DETROIT, Dec 4- Hedge fund Hayman Capital has taken a stake in General Motors Co and believes the U.S. automaker's stock is poised to rise more than 40 percent over the next 12-18 months after the U.S. Treasury finishes exiting its stake in the company, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday.

  • But many hedge funds are now branching out into long-only products in an effort to diversify and expand their business, putting them in direct competition with fund managers like Schroders, Standard Life and Pimco.

  • Big-college endowment funds fail to make the grade Monday, 2 Dec 2013 | 9:57 AM ET
    The Harry Elkins Widener library on the campus of Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

    Harvard and Yale may help shape some of the brightest minds, but their endowment investment returns can look downright dumb.

  • BOSTON, Nov 27- Wealthy investors may get more bang for their buck if they invest with brand new hedge fund managers, but they must also have a strong stomach to tolerate potential losses, a study released on Wednesday shows.

  • Carlyle makes hedge fund push with DGAM purchase Tuesday, 26 Nov 2013 | 1:08 PM ET
    David Rubinstein

    Carlyle is known as a private equity firm, but its latest acquisition continues to diversify the business away from buyouts.

  • HONG KONG, Nov 26- Capital-starved Asian hedge funds may have got the lifeline they've been waiting years for- investors from China, some of whom are willing to risk very large sums of money. Investors include Zhang Lei, founder of Asia's biggest hedge fund Hillhouse Capital, members of China's wealthy elite and Chinese private equity firms.

  • Investors uncover a new market—and it's popping Friday, 22 Nov 2013 | 10:44 AM ET
    Lagos, Nigeria.

    A new region has recently taken over as the most attractive emerging market, according to a recent survey, and the returns are proving it.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 21- A top lieutenant at Steven A. Cohen's SAC Capital Advisors will leave the hedge fund in the new year as the once $15 billion firm converts to a family office, according to a memo sent to employees and seen by Reuters. Sol Kumin, the firm's chief operating officer, will leave SAC in January, the memo from Cohen said.

  • The founder of hedge fund consulting firm SFC Associates and author of numerous books on investing was arrested in his Manhattan apartment in July of last year after police, acting on a search warrant, found numerous illegal videos and images on his computer, the New York City police department said.

  • Burger biz: Deal to buy fast-food giant near Tuesday, 19 Nov 2013 | 3:22 PM ET
    A Carl's Jr. restaurant in San Bruno, Calif.

    TriArtisan is in the lead to acquire CKE, the restaurant group that owns the Carl's Jr. and Hardees fast food chains, according sources.

  • Why Geithner chose low-profile Warburg-Pincus Monday, 18 Nov 2013 | 2:22 PM ET
    Timothy Geithner

    Former Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner had offers from some of the biggest firms on Wall Street. So why did he choose a low-key equity firm?

  • Geithner to join private equity firm     Monday, 18 Nov 2013 | 8:32 AM ET

    Former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner will join private equity firm Warburg Pincus. CNBC's Steve Liesman provides perspective.

  • Former Treasury Sec. Geithner joins Warburg Pincus Saturday, 16 Nov 2013 | 9:03 AM ET

    Former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner has taken a job as president of the private equity firm Warburg Pincus.

  • Private equity looking at all things that crumble Friday, 15 Nov 2013 | 3:18 PM ET
    Bridge collapse on I-5 near Mount Vernon, Wash., May 23, 2013

    Large asset managers are heralding infrastructure investing given crumbling pipes, ports and power plants--and broke governments.

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